Abryanz Style and Fashion Awards is an African fashion award ceremony that celebrates and acknowledges fashion industry stake holders i.e. fashion designers, stylists, hair and makeup artists, media personalities and influencers on the African Continent and beyond our boarders. This event is held annually in Uganda since its inaugural ceremony in 2013. The ASFAs is an evening of Glitz and Glamour and the biggest red carpet in Africa, in true celebration of fashion and style, with A-List guests from across the entire continent.

Umutoni Monalisa

Fashion Entrepreneur of the Year

Honoring a Fashion Entrepreneur for their outstanding commercial success in fashion.

Rio Paul the Stylist

Humanitarian Award for works in Fashion

Honouring an individual for their significant Humanitarian contribution to the fashion industry

Fatuma Asha (Uganda), Maxhosa by Laduma (South Africa)

Fashion Designer of the year

Recognises a Male/Female Individual who specializes in creating ready-to-wear garments or high fashion/haute couture garments for men and/or women.

Paul Mwesigwa (Uganda), Dylan Wintzel (South Africa)

Model of the Year

Recognises a model with advanced runway and/or print experience and presence, possess the skills and the look to make it to the top markets and major runway shows/ print ads in Africa and the world over.

Saida Beauty (Uganda), Lucoh Mhlongo (South Africa)

Makeup Artiste of the Year

Recognises a Male/Female who specializes in “commercial” style makeup, likely used for the following: television, bridal makeup, catalogue style print work, every day wear, and any other uses for commercial style makeup application. A well-documented detail of their 2018 projects will be an added benefit.

Oscar Ntege (Uganda), Emmanuel Oyeleke (Nigeria)

Fashion Photographer of the Year

Recognises a Male/Female individual that specializes in the genre of fashion, commercial or related photography. Glamour, pin-up, runway, lingerie or related photography is an added advantage.

Spice Diana (Uganda), Vanessa Mdee (Tanzania)

Most Stylish Female Artiste of the Year

A Female music artiste who has displayed outstanding sartorial choices on and off duty during the year

A Pass (Uganda), Octopizzo (Kenya)

Most Stylish Male Artiste of the Year

A Male music artiste who has displayed outstanding sartorial choices on and off duty during the year.

Kasirye Hauer(Uganda), Sarah Langa (South Africa)

Female Fashionista of the Year

Recognises a Female individual that have an impeccable sense of style, both on and off the limelight. The individual should be very influential, with their style, and very versatile, when it comes to their wardrobe choices.

Brandon Brandon(Uganda), Amar Jonathan (Kenya)

Male Fashionista of the Year

Recognises a Male individual that have an impeccable sense of style, both on and off the limelight. The individual should be very influential, with their style, and very versatile, when it comes to their wardrobe choices.

Gray Cee Hairz(Uganda), Saadique Ryklief (South Africa)

Hair Stylist of the Year

Recognises a Male/Female who specializes in “commercial” hair styling and dressing likely used for the following: television, bridal makeup, catalogue style print work, every day wear, and any other uses for hair styling. A well-documented detail of their year’s projects will be an added benefit.

Judith Heard(Uganda), Dillish Mathews (Namibia

Most Stylish Female Celebrity of the Year

Recognises female individuals in the limelight that have a very outstanding sense of style, as observed from their public appearances and on their social media platforms. Celebrities include; Famous persons, VIP, socialites, movie stars, sports personalities among others.

Tobi Bakre (Nigeria)

Most Stylish male Celebrity of the Year

Recognises male individuals in the limelight that have a very outstanding sense of style, as observed from their public appearances and on their social media platforms. Celebrities include; Famous persons, VIP, socialites, movie stars, sports personalities among others

Tazibone Solomon(Uganda), Brian Babu (Kenya)

Fashion Stylist of the Year

Recognises a Male/Female individual that coordinate the styling of women’s and/or men’s clothing and accessories used in Music videos, photography, runway presentations, Film, or events appearances

Gloria Haguma(Uganda), Eki Ogunbor (Nigeria

Fashion writer of the Year

Recognises a journalist, or blogger in the field of fashion, style and beauty. Their area of specialty could vary from, print, to broadcast. Individuals nominated in this category as bloggers should have a well documented, very trendy and up to date fashion blog, and a great social media following as well.

Chips Na Ketchup- Vinka(Uganda), Duro Dada- Bimbi Phillips

Fashionable Music Video of the Year

Recognises a Music video that was released within the time line of 2018. Judgment is based on the wardrobe choices, video quality, and concepts used in the music video.

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Honouring an individual for their significant Humanitarian contribution to the fashion industry